Compatibilism as a view that freedom and determinism can be reconciled has a long history dating back to Thomas Hobbes (leviathan) through to Hume’s Treatise and Enquiry, and in recent history, PF Strawson’s analysis of moral responsibility and feelings of resentment and guilt.
A good A grade candidate, having clarified Hume’s argument for compatibilism, might like to contrast Strawson’s. To discover what Strawson siad, read his own words in this article called “Freedom and Resentment”.
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